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Automation's Impact on Hospitality

March 07, 2022
Interior of coffee shop with robot barista automation

Automation has spread across industries, promoting efficient work environments and helping businesses accommodate worker shortages. But one industry that’s really seen an uptick in automation is the hospitality industry. Automation in the hospitality industry is significantly increasing  in order to boost agility, address worker shortages, and heal businesses after a tough few years. 

The Rise of Canadian Automation Industries or The Return of Canadian Manufacturing Industries

December 10, 2021
manufacturing plant

With the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic still lingering within many industries across the world, the one industry that has seen an uptick in productivity is automation.

Why Industrial Automation is a Good Thing

October 01, 2021
automation technician monitoring control system

With industrial automation on the rise, many people are concerned about what this means for job security. While it’s true that automation and robots will replace some jobs across North America, automation will also increase more meaningful employment opportunities and even expand the economy. 

How Robotics Are Helping Change the Workforce

August 24, 2021
Robotic arms working

The recent challenges our world has been facing has provided an opportunity for robotics to become more involved in every aspect of automation. The pandemic, coupled with the increasing need to reduce carbon footprints, has shown how robots are changing the workforce and traditional work process. On top of that, the ongoing stresses being applied to global supply chains and workforce shortages have become a concern. 

How Robots Are Changing Distribution and Fulfillment Warehouses

July 13, 2021
Robotic arm carrying a box

“Winona” was facing a unique problem. She has been working as the Director of Sales and Operations of a local retail chain. They just launched their e-commerce site and because orders are flowing in, they have acquired two new fulfillment centers in the suburbs. Workers were divided into three shifts: preparing, packaging, and delivering customer orders from 6AM – 12AM. With the pandemic and resulting lockdowns, Winona had a dwindling workforce, but still saw a steep rise in online orders.

Comparing the Top Industrial Robotics Brands

July 12, 2021
Man checking on robotics

Robots have been a fascination in our society, dominating pop culture through TV and movies for decades. But it’s likely that the general population is only vaguely aware of industrial robots and the global brands that manufacture them. 

Robotics Trends to Look for in 2021

July 05, 2021
A man's hand controlling robotic arms through controller

Robots have been growing in use in the industrial world since the early 1970s. They’re continuing to be deployed and utilized within the industrial sector, but also increasingly in other sectors as 2021 continues. The crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the increasing need to reduce overall carbon footprints, has pushed robotics even further beyond traditional uses within manufacturing environments.